Sweet Bird of Youth

N.p. N.p., Circa 1962. Vintage reference photograph of director Richard Brooks, cinematographer Milton Krasner, and a camera crew capturing a boat scene with actress Shirley Knight on the set of the 1962 film. With a mimeo snipe and holograph pencil and ink annotations on the verso.

From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.

Based on Tennessee Williams' 1959 play, wherein a failed Hollywood actor and gigolo returns to his small hometown accompanied by an older, faded movie star, hoping to win back his former girlfriend. Nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for Best Supporting Actor for Ed Begley.

Set in St. Cloud, Mississippi.


[Book #151424]

Price: $325.00